The city of Bellingham is offering a course to train private inspectors who want to perform rental inspections for the city’s program. The course is from 9-10:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 31 at City Hall.
Under the rental inspection program, property owners can either use the city inspector or a private inspector. In addition to completing the city’s training course, a private inspector must have one of the following credentials to qualify:
American Association of Code Enforcement property maintenance and housing inspector certification;
International Code Council property maintenance and housing inspector certification;
International Code Council residential building code inspector;
Washington State licensed home inspector; or
Other acceptable credential the director establishes by rule.
The city will maintain a list of qualified inspectors for use by property owners.
Anyone interested in taking the course must RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Oct. 28.
For more information, contact Emma Burnfield at email@example.com or call 360-778-8361.